Laura Durston

Laura Durston, Photo-Journalist
Laura Durston

Journalist – Living

 

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ARTICLES BY LAURA DURSTON

Return of the restaurants

Dust off your dress pants and glad rags and dig out your makeup and hair gel… Cayman’s restaurants are opening for patrons. Things will be...

Restaurants reopening in June

George Town A La Kebab Abacus Agua Restaurant and Lounge Andiamo Blue Cilantro Brasserie Brooklyn Burger Shack The Caboose Cafe del Sol" Casa 43 Casanova Ristorante Cayman Cabana Cayman Creperie Champion House Chicken Chicken Cimboco Craft Da Fish Shack Deckers Edoardo’s Fidel Murphy’s Gelato & Co George Town...

Cayman’s nursing angels

Nurses are the backbone of healthcare, whose indispensable work is being highlighted during the current COVID-19 crisis.

Silver linings to the COVID-19 cloud

Seeking silver linings may keep us afloat in the COVID-19 storm.

Biophilia: Connecting with nature

Health benefits associated with engaging with nature have long been a matter of interest. Studies show the positive impact that time spent outdoors, and the incorporation of greenery in residential spaces, has on our mental and physical health.

Don’t dine out – order in!

As of 11:59pm last Sunday, Cayman’s restaurants closed their doors to dine-in customers for an initial two weeks, in accordance with government restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.

Charting a course: Women in modern maritime industries

Times are changing Not satisfied with a background role, women in today’s maritime industry are stepping forward and upward. Their impact - in shore-based and seagoing roles including female seafarers, captains of mega-ships, CEOs of shipping companies, and maritime lawyers, to name but a few - is thankfully becoming increasingly hard to ignore.

Holding down the fort: Women left behind in Cayman’s seafaring years

Caymanian men’s entrenched reputation as excellent seafarers, and the resulting exodus of men to work on ships overseas in the ‘50s and ‘60s, left...

Miss Gwen: Matriarch of Cayman seafarers

Behind every great man is a great woman. The phrase was never so true as in the case of Miss Gwendolyn Lily Bush, who in...

Keeping it green

With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it can be easy to forget the effects that Christmas has on the environment. From...

Michael Maes: Cinematography with heart

From the crystal blue water of Stingray City to the white expanse of the Arctic circle, Michael Maes has covered many miles in his...

A classical evening with Cayman Youth Orchestra

If your Christmas season isn’t complete without the sound of live classical music wafting through the air, pulling at your heart strings or causing...

Insta Organised

Streamlining and decluttering is the millennial lifestyle trend that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. In fact, it’s gaining in strength. Dedicated Instagram accounts keep...

Black Friday brings great sales

This Friday is Black Friday. To the uninitiated, that might sound like something out of a horror film, but those in the know can...

Thanksgiving treats

Dig out the elastic-waisted trousers and gather with friends and family to reflect on life’s blessings - Thanksgiving is upon us. The Canadians paved...

Life through the lens:Ellen Cuylaerts

Award-winning photographer Ellen Cuylaerts has come a long way from an IT career in her native Belgium, now travelling the world to capture the...

Scaling heights for Have a Heart

Reaching 22,841 feet into the clouds above Argentina, Mount Aconcagua poses a tough challenge to even the most seasoned climbers, and next month, Cayman...

‘Kitti the Cargo Ship’ children’s book released

The tales of the Kittiwake have been reimagined in a children’s book, ‘Kitti the Cargo Ship’, written by sisters Janet Berg and Judith Santora...

A walk amongst the orchids

Elaine Young’s garden is more to her than a collection of plants. It is a place of relaxation, reflection, and where she keeps her mind...

Cayman’s women band together

Non-profit organisations often play a key role in promoting and supporting women, and Cayman is lucky enough to have a number of groups which...

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